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20 April 2015

Behind the Brands 2015 company scorecard update

Author: Oxfam

We’ve looked at the biggest food companies’ policies on issues from water to women, the way they expect their suppliers to behave on these issues, and what they do to measure and improve their impact on every worker and farmer who makes their...

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15 April 2015

General Mills response

Author: General Mills

Sustainability is a business imperative and each year we make progress in areas that are most material to our business – from our 10x20 sustainable sourcing commitment, to our best-in-class watershed stewardship work, to our work with smallholder...

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31 March 2015

Oxfam's Behind the Brands scorecard finds top 10 food companies improve policies but need implementation

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9 March 2015

USA: 379 businesses & organizations submit statement to US Supreme Court in support of same-sex marriage

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21 January 2015

Africa: ILRF report analyses the root cause of continuing poverty among cocoa farmers and related child labour

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16 December 2014

Commentary on food companies' commitments on climate change, land grabs & small-scale farmers

Author: Anna Kramer, Oxfam

"These 10 companies make a lot of the food we buy. Here’s how we made them better.", 10 Dec 2014...

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15 October 2014

Oxfam highlights progress made by food companies on social & environmental issues

Oxfam's "Behind the Brands" campaign scores the 10 biggest food companies in the world on seven issues: climate change, water, women, workers, smallholder farmers, land, and transparency.  For the original report from February 2013 and company...

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23 September 2014

Oxfam highlights advances by food companies on climate change, recommends further action

Author: Heather Coleman, Oxfam

"4 new ways food companies are tackling climate change—and 3 ideas to help them do even better", 22 Sep 2014...

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22 September 2014

Company commitments at climate change summit include cutting carbon emissions, combating deforestation & reducing methane leakage

Author: Wendy Koch, USA Today

"Companies to make climate pledges at U.N. summit", 22 Sep 2014...

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5 September 2014

Interview with Chris Jochnick on Oxfam's campaign to improve food companies' transparency & human rights practices

Author: Allison Aubrey & Dan Charles, NPR

[A] campaign called Behind the Brands, led by Oxfam International...is trying to make the inner workings of the 10 biggest food companies in the world more visible...Oxfam's goal is to nudge them by scoring them on a scale of 1 to 10 on a whole host...

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